Stilt Step

Marquesas Islands
18th–19th century


Object Place: Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 10.2 cm (13 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

2016.396

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Classifications

Decorative arts

Provenance

July 12, 1977, anonymous sale, Sotheby’s, London, lot 104, sold to Leo and Lillian Fortess, Honolulu, HI; by descent, through the Fortess Family Limited Partnership, to their son, Eric Fortess, Newton, MA; 2016, gift of Eric and Esther Fortess to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Eric and Esther Fortess in memory of Leo and Lillian Fortess